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    John Proctor Allegory

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    only seventeen years old. However, this thirty year old man is also somehow the hero of the story. His name is John Proctor, and he is the protagonist in The Crucible. Now, why would Arthur Miller, author of The Crucible, create such a problematic “hero?” If one looks at what he’s done, he doesn’t seem like a very admirable guy. However, that was Miller’s whole point. Miller used John Proctor to explain his allegory to the reader - he showed us that the victims of the Salem witch trials and the communists

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    John Proctor Flaws

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    John Proctor was a main character in The Crucible. As a main character, he has a special role in the story. He was a husband to Elizabeth Proctor with three children but at the same time, he had an affair with Abigail Williams - a girl of only 17 years old. John is known as a tragic hero in the story due to of a few flaws that determined his fate by the end of the story. John proctor is a tragic hero because of his tragic flaw, free choice, and his increased awareness of what was happening to him

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    heroic; nevertheless it was his actions that have saved the town; this man is John Proctor. Salem is known for having Puritans, a conservative religious and Puritans value their privacy as well. John Proctor is one of the main characters in The Crucible, made by Arthur Miller. Since John Proctor is motivated by his honor his decision to refuse confession in the court creates a catastrophe by the end of the play. While John Proctor is a very honorable man, to himself he feels a tremendous guilt for committing

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    indicating that a tragic hero must appeal and remain perceptible to the average, everyday man (3). John Proctor, a man of pride and courage, has a concealed sin that remains hidden from the public eye. Throughout the novel, Proctor connects himself to the main theme of intellectual unjust and hypocrisy by enduring the guilt and sin of adultery that remains inside himself. As he continues to right his wrongs, Proctor begins to face the injustice of his society, and relentlessly stands up to save his wife and

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    people were forced to lie in order to live. John Proctor is looked at in the play as an adulterer, and sinful man. Nevertheless, John Proctor's public and private selves differ dramatically, but overall Mr. Proctor is truly a honest and integrity filled man. Some may view John Proctor as a very flawful man, because of the affair he had with

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    Imagine being executed for a crime you never committed. In the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor is faced with many difficult situations and conflicts; all because of a single lie. Since John Proctor is motivated by honor and morality, his decision to revoke his confession makes him a tragic hero. In The Crucible, John Proctor is a good man with a deadly secret. He has a wife, children, and a good name in the Puritan society. However, his lust for Abigail Williams leads to their affair

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    John Proctor’s desire to keep his good name motivates him to make the heroic choice of going to his death without signing his name to an untrue statement. Proctor is the voice of reason whose integrity defines him and clearly distinguishes him as the protagonist. His honesty and acumen endows him with heroic qualities as we see him repeatedly being able to perceive the truth from the false and the moral from the corrupt when he claims that he “cannot mount the gibbet like a saint. It is fraud. [He]

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    The Crucible Journals- John Proctor Reflective In this town Salem will be forever corrupted… with this so called justice. Those who you have know and we're friends are aren't what they are anymore. The judges have no reason. Justice has vanished. There is no god in this place anymore. The people believe nothing but a liar. It is not Elizabeth's fault. It was I, John Proctor who has betrayed her. I shall be punished for the cause of such tragedy. I never wanted this to be. I was too careless and

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    who wants power from people, she accuses John Proctor by saying that Proctor is the one who participate into communism and trying to destroy the United States. John Proctor’s playing a role of writers who against McCarthy

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    Look closely at the meeting between john proctor and Elizabeth proctor in the prison in act 4. In what ways does it show their relationship to have changed from earlier in the play? How does Miller make this episode both moving and tragic? Miller saw a connection between the Salem witch trials in the 17th century, and the McCarthy trials of the 1950’s. What he wrote about was based on theory, which is linked to the 1950’s trials. Miller is using the Salem witch trials to criticise the American

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